Tag: safety

Blog Posts (2)

February 8, 2011

Dirty Windows of Drug Development

Think of clinical trial data as a window on the efficacy and safety of a drug. Think of data protection and trade secrecy as soot. The above picture? This is the public view on drug safety and efficacy.According to a recent report in Nature Biotechnolo...
April 22, 2010

CAR Accidents: Unexpected and Serious Toxicity in Gene Transfer Immunotherapy

This month's issue of Molecular Therapy- the premium journal covering developments in gene transfer- reports two deaths in recent cancer gene transfer studies. Both studies involved a similar anti-cancer strategy, in which a patient's T cells are genet...

Published Articles (1)

American Journal of Bioethics: Volume 6 Issue 3 - May 2006

Strategies to Minimize Risks and Exploitation in Phase One Trials on Healthy Subjects

News (1)

April 20, 2012 1:54 pm

Device Malfunction Casts Doubt on Industry Pledge (NY Times)

As doctors scramble to understand the risks posed by a flawed heart device component made by St. Jude Medical, the episode is raising a bigger question — whether the $10 billion heart device industry has fully embraced promised safety reforms.